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Infrastructure sensors are crucial: Here's what to look for

Today’s data centers are capable of massive computing power that would make data centers even a decade ago look like dinosaurs. But as hardware gradually becomes more powerful and centers themselves become tightly packed, there’s more pressure than ever being placed on power and environmental infrastructure to keep up.

That’s a role that data center sensors are expected to fill.

In this buyer’s guide, read through five factors to consider when selecting data center monitoring sensors, including scalability, ease of installation, and more. Plus, learn what the sensors you choose should – and shouldn’t – be telling your admin team.

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